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Erskine trustees discuss need for growth

Posted on February 10, 2016 by

The Erskine College and Theological Seminary Board of Trustees met Thursday, February 4 for the first meeting of the 2016 calendar year, their third of the 2015-16 fiscal year. The board’s deliberations were summarized in a statement provided by Chairman Ron Vigus: Since our last meeting we have celebrated the reaffirmation of our accreditation. God has […]

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Winter Term class hosts social entrepreneurship games

Posted on February 10, 2016 by

Assistant Professor of Business Administration Karen Mattison’s Winter Term class, “Planning to Make a Difference,” planned and hosted an interactive learning experience focused on social entrepreneurship Jan. 19. The event in Watkins Student Center attracted more than 100 students and faculty members, providing education about what is for some an unfamiliar topic through a variety […]

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Seminary names first Emanuel AME Scholarship recipient

Posted on February 8, 2016 by

Chaunté McClure, an Erskine Theological Seminary (ETS) student from Britton’s Neck, S.C., has been chosen as the first recipient of the newly established Emanuel AME Church Scholarship at ETS, established in honor of Mother Emanuel AME Church. So far, McClure’s seminary experience has been “a constant juggle,” she said. “Seminary is demanding, and having responsibilities […]

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Moderator urges students to cultivate “a worthy worldview”

Posted on February 4, 2016 by

The Rev. James Hunt, this year’s moderator of the General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, spoke to Erskine faculty, staff, and students at the first convocation of the Spring 2016 semester Feb. 2. Directing his remarks especially toward students, he spoke on the topic “A Worthy Worldview,” taking as his text portions of […]

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‘Musical Merriment’ in Bowie Arts Center Dec. 5

Posted on November 20, 2015 by

The Erskine College Department of Music will present “Musical Merriment for Christmas” Saturday, Dec. 5, at 3 p.m. in the Bowie Arts Center. Erskine’s instrumental ensembles, Sinfonia and Jazz Band, will perform, with readings by Assistant Professor of English Shane Bradley. Admission is free. The program includes musical compositions and arrangements by Victor Herbert, Michael […]

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‘An Erskine Christmas’ set for Dec. 4 and 5

Posted on November 20, 2015 by

The Erskine College Department of Music will present “An Erskine Christmas” Friday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. and again Saturday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m. Both performances are in Memorial Hall. Admission is free. “An Erskine Christmas” will feature the Choraleers, Chamber Singers, and Bella Voce, led by Assistant Professor of Music Education and Director […]

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Erskine Players stage Fall Play this week

Posted on November 10, 2015 by

The Erskine Players will present a Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Beth Henley, Crimes of the Heart, Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 12-14, in Lesesne Auditorium. Performance times are Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 3 p.m. Admission is free and convocation credit will be offered. Crimes of the Heart is a southern drama […]

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ACS marks National Chemistry Week

Posted on October 29, 2015 by

National Chemistry Week was Oct. 18-24, and the Erskine College student chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) invited the entire campus to take part in their celebration. The theme for National Chemistry Week was “Chemistry Colors Our World,” focusing on the chemistry of food colors and fireworks, rainbows, natural dyes and pigments, and more. […]

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Music Department presents ‘Hallowe’en Extravaganza’ Oct. 31

Posted on October 27, 2015 by

Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to “The Perennially Anticipated Hallowe’en Extravaganza” set for Saturday, Oct. 31, at 10 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Admission is free and convocation credit will be offered. The program includes Sinfonia performing “Danse Macabre” by Saint-Saens and excerpts from “Pictures at an Exhibition” by Mussorgsky; organist Anna McIlwain […]

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